Residency Programs
at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Salary and Benefits (2015 - 2016)

  • Compensation for the residency program is $39,400.
  • Benefits include basic and major medical insurance, malpractice liability insurance (for practice at all TEI locations and affiliated community based activities), ten days paid leave, and twelve paid holidays on the College calendar.  Funding to attend one academic meeting during the year is typically provided.


The residencies are 52 or 54 week programs.  Incoming residents' schedules overlap with those of outgoing residents to provide an orientation and training period.  The first day is July 1st, and the last day is July 15th each year.